Tag Archive | "Retirement Accounts"

Balancing the Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Monday, April 16, 2012

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Balancing the Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Planning for retirement can be tricky. First, you have to ensure you are saving enough money to live on comfortably in your non-working years. Second, you have to determine how that money is best saved. Retirement accounts are great, but you don’t want all of your savings in a retirement account. Many adults worry that […]

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The (Very) Small Investor

Monday, September 26, 2011

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The (Very) Small Investor

Here’s what you need to keep in mind: Minimums matter. Many brokerage firms won’t let you open an account with less than $1,000, and some have minimums as high as $15,000. The minimum requirements for retirement accounts often are lower, however, so you may be able to open a traditional or Roth IRA with less. […]

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Personal finance basics to tackle TODAY

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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Personal finance basics to tackle TODAY

If you are like many of us, you probably visit several websites and read financial literature frequently. Many of us are really reading these articles to kill time, even though they often have useful advice. Reading is a form of entertainment, after all… but reading won’t do you any good if you don’t take action. […]

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The Perils Of A Bad Credit Score

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Hi all, James here again, and I’d like to follow up on my previous post about your credit score. I explained in my last post the basics about your credit score, and now I’d like to discuss the ramifications of having a bad credit score. I can speak to this from personal experience having suffered […]

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